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Chuck Hagel

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  • Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

    At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. The CIA launched a drone strike last month on a Yemeni beach at three men it determined were al-...
  • Navy expands paid maternity leave in effort to attract more women

    WASHINGTON Looking for a way to persuade more women to enlist in the Navy and the Marines, the two service branches have expanded a benefit, tripling the amount of time off new mothers will be given after the birth of a child. Under a policy change...
  • Ted Cruz's book: regrets about squishy Republicans, Hagel insinuation, cockiness

    WASHINGTON Ted Cruz has a recurring problem with being too cocky, and at key points in his life that has come with a price. He arrived in Washington intent on bending the Senate toward a conservative agenda and sometimes he has succeeded. When he didn't,...
  • US releases 6 more prisoners from Guantanamo

    U.S. troops delivered six long-held Yemeni prisoners from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for resettlement in the Arabian Sea nation Oman on Friday, the Pentagon said early Saturday, resuming transfers that had been stalled for months. The releases...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, June 11, the 162nd day of 2015. There are 203 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 11, 1919, Sir Barton won the Belmont Stakes, becoming horse racing's first Triple Crown winner. On this date: In 1509,...
  • Family accepts Navy Cross after fight for Medal of Honor

    The family of one of the most celebrated Marine heroes of the Iraq War on Monday accepted the nation's second-highest award for valor on his behalf seven years after the Pentagon denied him the Medal of Honor. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus posthumously...
  • Marine killed in Iraq to be honored with Navy Cross, not Medal of Honor

    Marine killed in Iraq to be honored with Navy Cross, not Medal of Honor
    Reluctantly, the family of a Marine from San Diego who was killed in Iraq has agreed to accept a Navy Cross on his behalf, rather than the Medal of Honor they and the Marine Corps believe he deserves. The family of Sgt. Rafael Peralta has agreed to...
  • Hillary Clinton's vulnerability: Iraq

    Hillary Clinton's vulnerability: Iraq
    As the 2016 Republican presidential aspirants assess the best way to confront Hillary Clinton as the Democratic front runner, a Republican-turned-Democrat, Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, thinks he's found her weak spot, and may take her on for the...
  • Probing Hillary's vulnerability

    WASHINGTON -- As the 2016 Republican presidential aspirants assess the best way to confront Hillary Clinton as the Democratic frontrunner, a Republican-turned-Democrat, Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, thinks he's found her weak spot, and may take her on...
  • Fewer reported sex assaults at military schools, but Naval Academy is up

    Fewer reported sex assaults at military schools, but Naval Academy is up
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of reported sexual assaults involving students at three military service academies went down in the most recent school year, capping a year that saw the military continue to struggle with high-profile cases among leaders...
  • Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care

    Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care
    The largest study to date of recent military and veteran suicides has identified two high-risk groups of former troops who are generally ineligible for the psychiatric care afforded to all others who served: those forced out of the military for misconduct...